PH, France sign cooperation agreement on agriculture

The Philippines and France have signed a cooperation agreement on agriculture that seeks to further intensify scientific and commercial exchanges between the two countries. According to the French Embassy in Manila, the agreement was signed by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and French Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Laurent Legodec at the conclusion of the French-Philippine Forum

China-Vietnam fruits trade: going strong

Prof. Rolando T. Dy, Ph.D Executive Director, CFA-UA&P China imports from Vietnam is thriving. In 2016, it imported $383M of dragon fruit, $143M of longan, and $28M of lychee, $13M of bananas, and $32M of watermelons. There is a large volume of dried jackfruit imports but these are not well-recorded, as shown by the quantities